Weather and Climate
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What is the difference between weather and climate? How do you know if someone is talking about one or the other? How do mountains, oceans, and distance from the Equator affect climate? How does air temperature change with altitude?
In this interactive book, students learn to answer these questions and apply their knowledge to a variety of scenarios. The text is written at a third-grade level for easy access. Pictures, diagrams, and interactive objects explain the concepts better than written words and make the book fun for students. Throughout, questions are followed by immediate feedback, which underscores true understanding of the concepts, not memorized definitions.
The contents meet or exceed the Next Generation Science Standards requirements for knowledge of weather and climate, and have been tested and approved by teachers and students. A student who finishes this book will master some of the fundamental concepts and principles of climatology at the elementary-school level.
Weather and Climate is part of the new Headsprout® Science series. Download the other free book now available in the series (Changes in Waves), and check back for more books to come in physical science, life science, Earth and space science, and engineering and technology.